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Become A Madera County Master Gardener

Submitted by Madera County Master Gardeners

MADERA – Madera County Master Gardeners invite you to an informational meeting about how to become a Master Gardener on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Madera Community College Center.

Participants can meet Master Gardeners, learn about our public service activities, and obtain information about the four-month certification program which begins in January, 2014.

Applications for the training program are due on or before Monday, Oct. 14, at 5 p.m. Applications are available on the Master Gardener website noted below.

Master Gardeners are involved in a wide range of community-centered activities including providing home gardening and landscaping advice, offering public workshops, and staffing a telephone hotline and information booths at local events.

Master Gardener logo - UCMaster Gardeners also host the yearly Madera Glorious Gardens Tour, and are developing the Three Sisters Garden, a demonstration garden at the Madera Community College Center serving as an educational center for best gardening practices for our area.

For questions, call 559-675-7879, extension 7210, or email mgmadera@ucanr.edu.

Madera Community College is located at 30277 Avenue 12, Room 3-A (located in the last row of classrooms at the back of the campus). Free parking is available in Lot C.

Visit our website at http://cemadera.ucanr.edu/Madera_Master_Gardener_Program to learn about other free Master Gardener events and services. Our events are also posted on our Facebook page: facebook.com/MaderaMasterGardeners.

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